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WNUV
Aug 30, 2009 6:30am EDT
>>> on this edition of "our world with black enterprise," the state of black america 2009. how much has changed since the election of an african-american president. is black america really better off? that's up next. >> i think it is the best of times when you look at it from a political landscape, but it is the worst of times, you know. when america gets a cold, african-americans have pneumonia. captions made possible by the u.s. department of education and central city productions, inc. >>> hello, everyone. i'm ed gordon. at the dawn of barack obama's presidency, the dynamic relationship between black america and the political powers that be is flipped on its head. it became even more important to lobbies for better jobs, housing and education. the new report, the state of black america 2009, message to the president, pinpoints these critical issues and offers recommendations. national urban league ceo marc morial is inspired by the administration's vision, but does not discount the amount of work that still needs to be done. today, we'll look at key issues from the report and see
FOX News
Aug 30, 2009 12:00am EDT
---www.ncicap.org--- glenn: hello, america. we will focus on obama, internationalism, graft, and tonight, hidden agendas, and tomorrow, the army that will enforce them. tonight, if you care anything about free speech, you're going to see it crushed in front of your eyes. rush limbaugh will be joining me in a few minutes. if the things in the world just don't make sense, we're going to make sense of it beginning again tonight. come on, follow me. hello, america. we are halfway through the week, and here are the things that we have learned so far, if you're joining us for the first time tonight. first of all, congress is not -- i mean, they're just beyond not reading the bills. they're not even writing the bills. they are being written by a vast network that is not conspiratorial. it is all out in the wide open, but the media refuses to report on them. organizations that are filled with socialists, communists, revoluntionaries, organizations that pull their members, yes, from legitimate businesses, from politicians but also from groups that most americans have never heard of, like "movemen
CBS
Aug 30, 2009 11:30am EDT
schools. data-driven results. that's what we will reward with our race to the top fund. america will not succeed in the 21st century unless we do a un better job of educating our sons and daughters. >> as children across the nation return to their classrooms this week, one fact is clear. education is vital for america. and it needs reform. so says the u.s. president. the centerpiece of the obama reform is a $5 billion cash surge. it will be used to overhaul america's underperforming schools. the $5 billion will not flow automatically to the u.s.'s 50 states. they must compete head-to-head, and justify whatever money they get. >> this competition will not be based on politics, or ideology, or the preferences of a particular interest group. instead, it will be based a simple principle. whether a state is ready to do what works. >> question: president obama has an education reform package. does it foster competition between the states? or facilitate federal control over education? pat buchanan. >> it will do both. i mean the states will compete for the federal money expect that wi
FOX News
Aug 29, 2009 9:00pm EDT
from the staff of huckabee, good night. see you next week, everybody. god bless. >>> hello, america. welcome to the glen beck program. tonight we are going to focus on one of these things all] week. webama, the left, internationalists, graph, acorn. revolutionaries. tonight, hidden agendas and tomorrow the army that willtonh enforce it. tonight, if you care anythingce about free speech you are goin, to see it crushed in front oft your eyes.fron rushh limb brau will be joining me in -- limbaugh will be a f joining me in just a few e minutes. if things don't make sense, wee will make sense of it beginning begi again tonight.. come come on, follow me. >>> hello, america. o, we are halfway through the weeh and here are the things that ww learned so far if you are joining us for the first timeog tonight. all, first of all, congress is beyond not reading the bills. they are not even writing the a bills. they are being written by a vast network that is out in the wide open yet the media refuses to report on them. organizations filled with socialists, communists, revolutionaries and pull th
FOX News
Aug 30, 2009 3:00am EDT
apw were black because of blood. >> oliver: the only war america lpu could we have won? >> easily, easily. >> oliver: was itúqpw>=med fromy the start? >> you wanted an advisor who would tell him what he wanted to hear. in beirut, thanks.pw next news break, bottom of the t'r?ries with oliver north"q ÷y american infantryman can't be pushed, they have to be led from tzu front. this statue called follow me úwú/es tzu spirit of the the perilous business of war on the ground. on the gr north, this is war stories. coming to you from fort coming t georgia, home of the u.s. army infantry since 1918. during the 1960's and 70's, hundreds of thousands of young@@ soldiers honed their combat skills here. but american involvement in southeast asia began years before our first air and ground combat units arrived in 1965. early in the cold war against communists, the eisenhower administration spent billions fight against ho chi minh. supported himho chi minh. when he was our ally against the japanlá Ñ in world war ii. how did the united states find itself embroiled in vietnam fighting war th
FOX News
Aug 30, 2009 5:00am EDT
is trying to change america but maybe not the change you bar gained for. jon voight will be here to tell us why he has become so involved and he will give us his take on healthcare reform. >>> and they are one of the top christian music bands in the world. but recording platinum albums and selling out concerts not their only job. they are also youth counselors who try to keep youth on the right path. they perform one of their biggest hits here on the show tonight. >>> well, this weekend, funeral services were held for senator ted kennedy and with his burial the end of a long and storied senate career. though there were many controversies over the issues in his personal life, he was true to his personal political convictions. he didn't try to reinvent himself with each election or poll and proudly proclaimed himself a liberal when most ran from the label. i respect people honest their own political leanings far from those that change with the season. no one can accuse ted ken day of campaigning differently than he served or he believed. you can work with a principled liberal more effectively
CSPAN
Aug 30, 2009 6:30pm EDT
of america. and during the conversation comparing the canadian and the u.s. system and part of the interview includes a look at the cultural differences between our two countries. here's an excerpt of next week's q and a. >> i'm pretty tough on canada because they keep you waiting so long. and i was talking to minister in canada and i said you keep people waiting. how can you call this good health care? you have to wait months to see a speshtist. and his answer was, look, canadians don't mind waiting so much as long as the rich canadian and the poor canadian have to wait about the same amount of time. and that is their national culture. and we don't have that ethic. it's a standard in america that rich people are going to get better health care than poor people. no other country lets that happen. host: your response to the comments of the author. guest: well, i think i have to agree that this is a different attitude that we have and that you don't have here in the states. for us, it doesn't matter if you have money or you don't have money for health care, you will be offered the same kind of
ABC
Aug 30, 2009 9:00am EDT
, for america, the defender of a dream. >> ted kennedy followed his to brothers, jack and bobby into politics, and after their assassinations, he became the family patriarch and eventually a political icon. in nearly five decades in the senate, he was the voice of the liberal party wing. in the 1980 speech, it was a ted kennedy classic. >> for all of those whose careers have been our concern, the work goes on, the cause endures, the hobe still lives, and the dream john never die. -- the hope still lives and the dream shall never die. ♪ >> love him or hate him -- and there are still some ted kennedy haters out there -- washington will not be the same without him. he died at his home in massachusetts this week at the age of 77. he was diagnosed with a brain tumor in may of 2008. we knew and he knew there was no cure, only delaying action. >> the torch will be passed again to a new generation of americans. the hope rises again endangering lives on. >> despite his weakened condition, kennedy made an appearance at barack obama's convention a year ago and the inauguration in january. he spent his
CSPAN
Aug 30, 2009 6:00am EDT
, for purple mountain majesties above the fruited plain, america, america, god shed his grace on thee, and crown-high good with brotherhood from sea to shining sea. oh beautiful for heroes pride in liberating strife who more than self their country loved and mercy more than life, america, ameri america, may god till all success be nobleness and every ♪undimmed by human tears ameri america, america god shed his grace on thee and crown thy good with brotherhood from sea to shining sea♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪. . [captions copyright national cable satellite corp. 2009] ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ >> hut. hut. hut. hut. hut. hut. hut. hut. hut. hut. hut. hut. hut. ♪ ♪ ♪ . >> a motorcade carrying the casket made its way to arlington national cemetery to the capitol building. he was laid to rest next to his brothers john and robert. this money is half an hour. >> there's a certain fittingness at having a burial at the dying of the day because we know that the sun will come back again tomorr tomorrow. and, as we think of teddy, we know that his new life begins. and as we look at this great family, we
FOX News
Aug 30, 2009 7:00pm EDT
that it did to america's image in the world is something we're still on the way to repairing. >> although snort mccain opposes so-called enhanced interrogations, he says opening this investigation is a serious mistake because it could harm the cia's morale and effectiveness. democratic senator diane feinstein says she's horrified what she's read about the interrogation, she thinks the attorney general should have let the senate intelligence committee should have continued its own review before taking any acti action. >> thank you. brand new details tonight on two stunning crimes. in georgia, seven people found dead inside their home. cops have made an arrest, but the case is far from closed. and virginia tech students grieving as cops investigate the deaths of two teenagers. those stories after the break. if you're taking 8 extra-strength tylenol... a day on the days that you have arthritis pain, you could end up taking 4 times the number... of pills compared to aleve. choose aleve and you could start taking fewer pills. just 2 aleve have the strength... to relieve arthritis pain all day.
CNN
Aug 30, 2009 12:00pm EDT
kennedy, a man who fought passionately and pragmatically in the senate. >> he challenged our america, and our teddy changed america. >> people have called teddy and me the odd couple, which was certainly true. >> two of senator kennedy's closest friends, warren hatch of utah and christopher dodd of connecticut, share their personal memories. plus senator maria wall of washington on the post-kennedy debate for office. and in our american dispatch, the kennedy connection to boston sports dynasty. i talked to the president and ceo of the red sox, larry laquino. four years now since hurricane katrina devastated the gulf coast. senator andrews gets the last word. "state of the union" report for sunday, august 30. >>> a man who never stopped trying to right wrongs and someone who wasn't perfect but believed in redemption. just a few of the sentiments expressed at the funeral of senator edward kennedy in boston yesterday. president obama led the eulogy in saying goodbye at arlington cemetary. here is a reflection on senator kennedy's life, oren hatch of utah and senator christopher dodd. se
CNN
Aug 30, 2009 1:00pm EDT
of the minds i think on some additional regulation. not a global regulator. the united states of america should never agree to have an international regulator that tells it what to do and what not to do with its economy. but there are some things, i think, that looks now like they're going to come out of this meeting. some saw a regulation of tax haven is a healthy thing. that would be a healthy thing globally. some regulation, perhaps, of hedge funds and things like that. so i think we'll probably see that, and i think the obama administration will be going along with that. >> what about the core financial issue, which is what to do about these banks? you wrote an article in the financial times in which you basically remembered the experience of japan's last decade when you were in high government office, and you pointed out that the key problem was they didn't deal with the bad banks fast enough and decisively enough. they kept some of these zombie banks alive, well enough not to die but not well enough to actually give loans. it does seem like there may be so
CNN
Aug 29, 2009 10:00pm EDT
. >> in robert bork's america, there is no room at the inn for blacks and no place in the constitution for women. and in our america, there should be no seat on the supreme court for robert bork. and i urge the committee and senate to reject the nomination of mr. bork. >> so the vote 58-42 against robert bork. his nomination to the u.s. supreme court has been defeated. >> i want to sign a civil rights bill. i will not sign a quota bill. >> quota schmotas. foet iquotas are not the issue. job discrimination is the issue. >> senator kennedy eloquently said quota schmota. and he predicts a veto will be overwritten. >> time to provide equal opportunity to women and minorities no ifs, ands and buts, and no water-downed compromises either. >> president bush is ready to this country unilaterally into war in the persian gulf without the support of the country and without the support of the american people. i feel like i have to wind myself up just to get out of bed. then...well... i have to keep winding myself up to deal with the sadness, the loss of interest, the trouble concentrating, the lack of energ
CSPAN
Aug 30, 2009 11:00am EDT
? and then you wonder why a politician can score points with crowds in south america by claiming to stand up to the damn yankees. there is this heritage of there. i don't know if this country will ever be able to overcome this fear and suspicion, considering that the war was bad enough what went on for the next 150 years. you know, an old world power politics termed the united states is the natural hegemon of the western hemisphere. it is the most powerful economically, militarily. but you don't have to act like. and in the long run it's a losing thing. the sun has set on the british empire, for instance. >> what would be your view of the intercontinental north to south road -- >> everything i know about that, there's some misbegotten highway structure construction projects that will probably never get off the ne. >> would you say it's so embedded and not to be forgotten by the south or mexico? i don't ever see harmony coming out of the. >> well, i would think so. i like mexico. it's a country with a sad, sad history. it started out almost without chance. so did the other latin america count
CBS
Aug 30, 2009 7:00pm EDT
' hall of fame, which honors america's visionary tinkerers: patsy sherman, who invented scotchgard to protect the rug and furniture; dr. harry coover, who invented super-glue to hold your stuff together; and dr. klaus schmeigel, who invented prozac to hold your head together. and standing tall among them, the subject of our story tonight-- forest bird, a remarkable american original. chances are, his invention has saved the life of someone you know. >> i'm steve kroft. >> i'm leslie stahl. >> i'm bob simon. >> i'm morley safer. >> i'm anderson cooper. >> i'm scott pelley. those stories and andy rooney tonight on "60 minutes." ( siren blaring ) special interest groups are trying to block progress on health care reform, derailing the debate with myths and scare tactics. desperately trying to stop you from discovering that reform won't hurt medicare. it will actually strengthen it by eliminating billions of dollars in waste and lowering drug prices. tell congress not to let myths get in the way of fixing what's broken with health care. learn the facts at healthactionnow.org. the only
CSPAN
Aug 29, 2009 11:00pm EDT
america never die. i love you, dad. and you will always live in my heart forever. [applause] [applause] >> your eminence, vicki, cara, edward, patrick, currin, caroline, members of the kennedy family, distinguished guests, and fellow citizens,. todacitizens, today we say goodbye to the youngest child of rose and joseph kenne kennedy. the world will long remember their son edward as the heir to a weighty legacy. a champion for those who had none. the soul of the democratic party and the lion of the united states senate. a man who graces nearly 1,000 laws, who's penned more than 300 laws himself. but those of us who loved him and ache with his passing know ted kennedy by the other titles he held: father, brother, husband, grandfather, uncle teddy, or, as he was often known to his younger nieces and nephews, the grand fromage, or the big cheese. [laughter] i, like so many others in the city where he worked for nearly half a century, knew him as a colleague, a mentor, and, above all, as a friend. ted kennedy was the baby of the family who became its patriarch, the restless dreamer who beca
CBS
Aug 30, 2009 10:30am EDT
'll have a final word on american hero and the family that held america's attention for half a century. remembering ted kennedy on "face the nation." captioning sponsored by cbs "face the nation" with cbs news chief washington correspondent bob schieffer. and now from cbs news in washington, bob schieffer. captioning sponsored by cbs good morning again. joining us now first senator john mccain. senator, i understand that when vicki kennedy began calling people to speak at the wake on friday night that you were the first republican she called. i can understand why that was because you did have a very kind of special relationship with senator kennedy. you didn't always work together. a lot of the time you were on opposite sides but somehow you managed to keep this relationship going. how did you do that? >> i think it was probably because first of all we grew to respect each other. over time then have great affection for each other. you know, in this business& first you've got to establish respect. that respect sometimes was because of face-to-face discussions. sometimes for the record o
CBS
Aug 30, 2009 11:00am EDT
.com >>> for years u.s. defense contractors and america's closest allies said the control system is cumbersome and needs reform to foster closer cooperation while keeping sensitive information out of the hands of the. hopeful the white house can find a way to strip controls that have had undue burdens while protecting critical technologies and systems. they have a white house working hard to that handle export. and selling fighter jets to brazil. that is the voice of american aerospace and defense industry. remy, welcome to the show. >> glad to be here. >> the administration helped resolve end use monitoring concerns that were a problem for the indian government. indian didn't want american inspectors investigating or following up and reviewing systems that it bought from america. and you had national security advisor, jim jones, undersecretary of state, as well as pentagon acquisition chief to go down to brazil to sell the f-18 to the brazilians. what does this tell us about this administration about selling arms export. >> it is a strong sign that this administration recognizes the need to h
CSPAN
Aug 30, 2009 5:00pm EDT
in less than 48 hours. emmett till's execution had touched black hearts. ricans born in america, now saw the end game. white supremacy. nationalism. rage. violence. and ignorant sent us this message from the hellhole of mississippi. now, apartheid america was public news. was state news, was national news, was world news because jet magazine for that week when its convention, the black community nationwide putn muscle, shoes, and resistance. rthshaking was beginning. emmett till's murder helped inflame the movement and march for freedom. may be emmett till took up the memory. she didn't let hiseath become history's forgotten page. in alabama, a woman named rosa parks was quietly readying herself to give backbone to a nati defeat. her active if i heard our introduction to a new movement. martin luther king jr. the united states was in his, hour and his history. 's futube about to be rewritten. that's just a sore section from the book. and in the book -- [applause] >> this picture right here on the left, that's paul roberson. and under it, i write hockey adopted paul rerson and wb devoid a
CNN
Aug 30, 2009 5:00pm EDT
. not a global regulator. we're not going -- the united states of america should never agree to have an international regulator that tells it what to do and what not to do with its economy. but there are some things i think that it looks like now are going to come out of this meeting, some sort of regulation of tax havens. that's a healthy thing. that would be a healthy thing globally. some regulation perhaps of hedge funds and things like that, and so i think we'll probably see that, and i think the obama administration will be going along with that. >> what about the core financial issue, which is what to do with these banks? you wrote an op-ed in the financial times which you basically remembered the experience of japan's last decade when you were in high government office and you pointed out that the key problem was they didn't deal with the bad banks fast enough and decisively enough. they kept these sort of zombie banks alive. >> right. >> well enough not to die, but not well enough to actually give loans. now, it does seem like there may be some similarity here in that we are
CSPAN
Aug 30, 2009 9:00am EDT
as well last september 14, openly sold to bank of america i felt would be a good example. so that's what i tried to do in the book. there are any number of different things i think that our significant in terms of the focus, but other things that i was trying to do more to combat some of the i think myths that are out there that have been promulgated. for example, that fannie mae and freddie mac caused the economic crisis or caused the credit crisis. visited something that is been bandied about certainly in political circles. and it is really not a big fannie mae and freddie mac at many wrong things but ultimately, if you read the book, i think i try and explain that it was in fact their absence from the market for mortgages that allow wall street to move in and overlake ao many of the problems that we currently are still suffering from. rather than their irresponsibility in terms of offering subprime mortgages and the like. what fannie and freddie did was try to gain back market share that they ultimately had lost to wall street. as you can judge from the title, of course, i dewpoint the
CNN
Aug 30, 2009 7:00pm EDT
is you've founded an organization called upgrade america. what is this about some. >> upgrade america kinds of brought it out of katrina. it's kind of a social organization that allows young people to channel their energy into being -- in order to empower each other and move forward and be positive. we like to do positive things in the community, so rather than complaining about the problem, we twri to upgrade america. so we do everything from ballot guides during the last presidential location to going back to new orleans and rebuilding, also dealing with d.c. issues here in d.c., as well. so we do a lot of different things. just trying to upgrade america using young people's energy. >> four years later, thanks so much for talking to us and for making a difference. >> thank you very much. >>> and we'll check back in with you i'm sure on the fifth anniversary, as well. >> have a great day. >>> well, it is news that came a little too late for big papi. a federal appeals court ruled federal agents had no right to seize players drug test result which is were supposed to be anonymous. >>>
CSPAN
Aug 30, 2009 7:00pm EDT
to society. not tt scientists don't, but use it in the context to reacng out to nonscientific america. and i worked with her on initiative on a chapter in the book and that is science debate 2008. and some of you heard of and some of you signed on to support it. basically, sheryl, myself, screen writers, and a couple other people had the idea. one guy in popular, matthew chapman, it was his idea originally,he president should talk about science. there should be in debate many in which they talk abo science. and it was resonating for the community. we had no trouble getting scores of university to endorse a long list something like 38,000 individual people signing up. we became a movement. and we were really psyched. look at wt we've done. we've rallied the world of science around a cause. then we learned the harsh lesson. if you build it, that doesn't mean the politicians will come. and so that experience gots thinking again in the direction of the book. why ist that politicians don't want to talk about science even if all the greatest minds ask them to do so? why ds that scare them perhaps
CNN
Aug 30, 2009 10:00am EDT
on the nomination to the supreme court of robert bourque. >> in robert bourque's america there is no room at the inn for blacks and no place in the constitution for women and in our america there should be no seat on the supreme court for robert bourque. >> joe klein, in a floor speech, kennedy said in robert bourque's america, blacks would sit at segregated lunch counters, how do we square that kind of partisanship with the bipartisan dealmaking for what he was justifiably famous for? >> i think that, you know, until recently, those two were not mutely exclusive. you could do both. could i make a point on his tongue-tiedness? >> it seemed to me he became a lot more at ease with himself and at east with answering questions almost immediately after he was eliminated from the presidential competition. i was with him the day that he lost new hampshire, the first kennedy losing in new england. he lost the new hampshire primary to jimmy carter. that night he gave a rip-roaring ad hoc speech. after that i think he seemed to loosen up because the pressure was no longer on him. yes, at times he could be wil
FOX News
Aug 29, 2009 10:00pm EDT
. huh. the new lightweight hp mini netbook with windows and america's largest and most-reliable 3g network built in. only 199.99 with mobile broadband plans from 39.99 i am-- speechless, envious. wanna be me right now. getting one. >> geraldo: dugard was found alive in antioch. she was found alive in antioch. there was nothing to indicate there was anything but a strange abduction. no connection to the family. literally snatched her off the streets. police officers found that he was on federal parole overseen by the california department of corrections and rehabilitation. he was convicted of crimes in 1971 involving rape and kidnapping. >> geraldo: damnit shelters should have checked his record when a deputy sheriff went into that backyard and didn't even check his criminal background. here google earth of the property of the perpetrator. this is the home and these blue objects are the tent. this is the compound in which they kept jaycee and her children. look at how close to the neighbor's yard it is. look at this. look at this. and that -- you have to tell me, dad, how those near
FOX News
Aug 30, 2009 4:00pm EDT
also get a lot of wrong information. the damage that it did to america's image in the world is something we're still on the way to repairing. >> reporter: senator mccain opposed to the interrogation methods but he says it's a serious mistake on open the investigation because it could harm c.i.a.'s effectiveness. dineian feinstein says she is horrified by what he shas learned but she thinks they should have waited to act on this until they complete their bipartisan review. >> gregg: let's continue the conversation on this rather controversial topic, by welcoming our congressional panel. congressman adams and a republican from tennessee. representative blackburn, could prosecutors closely examine these interrogations, they found no prosecute offenses and one they did prosecute. suddenly you have a political appointee in the in time of eric holder that is reversing the judgment of non-political appointee. does that smack of partisan politics? >> what it smacks of is a pilt of this entire process. when you know this review was made a decision was made. the one infraction was dea
CNN
Aug 30, 2009 9:00am EDT
america. robert kennedy challenged our america. and our teddy changed america. >> people have called teddy and me the odd couple, which was certainly true. >> two of senator kennedy's closest friends, orrin hatch of utah and chris dodd of connecticut share their personal memories. >>> plus maria cantwell. >>> and in our american dispatch, the kennedy connection to boston sports dynasty. i talked to the president and ceo of the red sox larry lucchino. this is our state of the union report. >>> a champion for those who had none. a man who never stopped trying to right wrongs, and someone who wasn't perfect, but believed in redemption. just a few of the sentiments expressed at the funeral of senator edward kennedy in boston yesterday. president obama led the nation in saying good-bye to the 77-year-old senator who was laid to rest by his brothers at arlington national cemetery. here with reflections on his life, two of his closest colleagues, orrin hatch and christopher dodd of connecticut who joins us by telephone. and senator dodd, let me begin with you. you and senator hatch had the great
FOX News
Aug 30, 2009 6:00am EDT
every day in the police stations in major cities around america. but the fact is these enhanced interrogation techniques do seem to have saved american lives, exposed to plots that could have been extremely deadly, and that probably would have led to a lot of worse things being done to even the detainees that we have and try to stop the next one. >> paul: this is a critical point. critics of what happened say there is no evidence that enhanced interrogations made a difference. the detainees would've given us this information anyway. is there something in the report shows in fact the enhanced interrogation techniques any difference? >> the report is very clear that people like david chick mom and were extremely resistant to questioning and give up unreliable or very little information before the enhanced interrogation techniques are introduced. i think there's no question that the made a difference in the material that was produced here so i'm all right, ken, given all this, why would air colder, the attorney general, do this now is to not in the past he said look, we don't want
FOX News
Aug 30, 2009 6:00pm EDT
is that president obama continues to take america off its war footing and started after he got into office and announced he'd close gitmo and move the terrorists out of the military tribunals into civilian court. and you couldn't even say war on terror and had to say overseas contingency operation, and now, this week, two more decisions decisions, one to possibly prosecute cia agents and, two, is the idea to perform the nebulous interagency unit run out of the white house that will be in charge of interrogating high value detainees, all of these decisions are part of a continuum which is to take america off its war footing, and erects the walls between agencies such as the fbi an cia, which bush and cheney had torn down, and rolls back the authority the cia which is exactly what the opposite of what the bush and cheney folks did in the wake of 9/11 and cheney is deeply concerned and i think a lot of americans are, too. >> chris: mara i want to go back to the question about the effectiveness of the enhanced interrogation, and bill is exactly right. the record is that khalid sheikh mohammed
FOX
Aug 30, 2009 9:00am EDT
was essentially saying was that president obama continues to take america off its war footing. it started after he got into office, announced he was going to close gitmo, move the terrorists out of military tribunals. you couldn't say war on terror. now this week two more decisions. one to possibly prosecute cia agents and two is this idea to form this nebulous interagency unit, run out of the white house, that's going to be in charge of interrogating high value detainees. all of these decisions are part of a continuum which is to take america off its war footing. it erects the walls between the fbi and cia which bush and cheney had torn down and rolls back the authority of the cia which is exactly the opposite of what the bush and cheney folks did in the wake of 9/11. >> mara, i want to go back to this question about the effectiveness of the enhanced interrogation. bill is right. the record is that khalid shaikh mohammed was not cooperative. he was water boarded 183 pounds. he started singing like a canary. can you draw conclusions? >> the thing that's impossible for the opponents of these techni
ABC
Aug 30, 2009 8:00am EDT
's gone unheard for centuries. captions paid for by abc, inc. >>> good morning, america. >> good morning. it is sunday, august 30th. and just after sunset last night, at arlington national cemetery, senator ted kennedy was laid to rest next to his brothers jack and bobby. and a letter that senator kennedy had written to pope benedict last month was read at that graveside service. that letter had been hand delivered by president obama himself to the pope, and we will have details from the letter and an emotional day. >>> also, it has been four years, four years ago this weekend since hurricane katrina turned new orleans into a swamp. the city has struggled to rebuild, and it's been a slow process. many neighborhoods still have not recovered. many residents still haven't come home. we want to check in on the big easy and see how everybody is coping down there. >>> also this morning we did this kid fit challenge and been following three teens this summer as they battled to change their lifestyles. they went away to summer camp. dramatically changed their diets and exercise routines. we'll s
CSPAN
Aug 30, 2009 10:30am EDT
and the building. the supreme court, home to america's highest court. the first sunday in october on c-span. >> congressman john fleming and senator john brasso of wyoming, boats physicians, join john vitter. this lasts about an hour, 25 minutes. [applause] >> thank you all for being here. well, good afternoon and welcome to our health care reform forum. you know, nancy pelosi may consider you an un-american mob, but i'm delighted to see you here, each and every one of you. the more, the better. i'm also delighted to be joined by four other members of congress. one of my colleagues from the senate and three of our u.s. house members representing different parts of louisiana. so let me introduce them at this time. first of all, john brasso of wyoming was elected in to u.s. senate in 2008 after having been appointed to fill a vacancy in 2007. john is known by many as wyoming's doctor. during 24 yures as an orts pete i can surgeon, he served as president of the wyoming medical society and named physician of the year. he also served as medical director of the wyoming health fairs bringing
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Aug 30, 2009 10:00am EDT
soldiers every stance of dollars to see how much of america they could claim asserting power of those who recognized no such a 48 the british and france bought. they lost and in 1773 american territories were divided between britain and spain with a land called louisiana. than the british americans rebelled against their king. the idea people could govern themselves without royal separation-- supervisions sent a shock wave. france took back louisiana and so the black men invaded spain. the french king decided to extend his power to america of the ruling class did not like the ideas of they took up arms out of their rebellion was born a new country, meco which have a flag bearing a cactus mounted by a ego that held a stake in its peak. meanwhile the anglo american's guarded against the borders of mexico their symbol is also the ego it is a american gle there were shipped the bird dog they displayed ever were even on buttons and gold buckles of the soldiers to terrified of stapp's with eagles. this time it is not one ego but to if they were about to wage their own struggle for the empire. 6
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Aug 30, 2009 12:00am EDT
of america. sock it to 'em! sock it to 'em! >> richard milhous nixon will be the next president of the united states. >> we have a new president. he has shown that he's an extremely hard and industrious worker. this morning he indicated that he wasn't going to use the oval room. my mother read that in the paper and she called me up and said teddy, i see where the president isn't going to use the oval room. she said, i think someone ought to use it. we're looking into that. >> in 1969, we had a republican president. and it seemed important that we begin to have a loyal opposition. and to the extent that i could be a part of the leadership in the senate, it seemed to be both an important opportunity as well as responsibility. and one that i couldn't let go by. >> a new congress opened for business today in washington. an opening day produced an important victory for kennedy of massachusetts. democratic colleagues chose edward kennedy as assistant majority leader in the senate. this opening day of the 91st congress will most likely be the day remembered as the day senator edward kennedy moved ou
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Aug 29, 2009 8:00pm EDT
of america. may i also add a word that weee who are privileged to watch the very beautiful federal mass this morning, had to be touched by the beautiful part in the liturgy played by the younger generation of kennedys. the warm and very personal tribute in the eulogies of teddy's sons and even that of the president of the united states, whose warmth and his friendship for ted is obviously so powerful. that together with the splendid homily the parish priest, made our farewell to senator kennedy unforgettable. on learning of his death last wednesday morning, tributes to his half-century of leadership in american life and politics came from all over the globe. may i offer my own short went again. they called him the lion of the senate, and indeed that is what he was. his zeal for what he believed made a difference in our nations like area sometimes, of course, we who were his friends and had great affection for him, would get mad at him when he roared at what we believed was the wrong side of an issue. but we always knew and we were always touched by his passion for the underdog, for the
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Aug 29, 2009 11:00pm EDT
in major cities around america. but the fact is these enhanced interrogation techniques do seem to have saved american lives, exposed to plots that could have been extremely deadly, and that probably would have led to a lot of worse things being done to even the detainees that we have and try to stop the next one. >> paul: this is a critical point. critics of what happened say there is no evidence that enhanced interrogations made a difference. the detainees would've given us this information anyway. is there something in the report shows in fact the enhanced interrogation techniques any difference? >> the report is very clear that people like david chick mom and were extremely resistant to questioning and give up unreliable or very little information before the enhanced interrogation techniques are introduced. i think there's no question that the made a difference in the material that was produced here so i'm all right, ken, given all this, why would air colder, the attorney general, do this now is to not in the past he said look, we don't want to go after low-level cia interrogators.
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Aug 30, 2009 9:30am EDT
he was runng for the nomination thiing, is america ready for this, and will therbe a backlash? so are we seeing a backlash? >> well, l me just s that alalot of these comments have bn emanatg around the whole healthcare iue, and thereave been some -- >> that had nothing t do with it, and by the way, i hate to sa this, but y kin of expect it from the likes of glenn beck, butou don't expect i from a man. >> no, no, women c be rist. iean, i don't think -- i think gender has nothing to do with it. what i'm saying is that this issue has been filled with, y know, tn meetings that have hteful comments coming from ettyrganized groups. you had antiabortion people yellingt one town hal meetg. what we they doing over there? > one at aime or nobody gets hurt. >> i listen to you >> wha it does is to reduce discourse t the fringe pa of evy healthcare argument. to they're going t kill old people, they're going to do that, as opposed to discussing what if we just left healtare ale the way it is, what do you think the con consequences woul? >> think this representative's mments, she's freshman cong
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Aug 30, 2009 2:35am EDT
-sized pickups on the road. this is my truck. chevy silverado. america's best truck. people think that honda is always the most fuel effient choice. well, this chevy cobalt xfe has better highway mileage than a comparable honda civic. this chevy traverse has better mileage than honda pilot. the all-new chevy equinox has better mileage than honda cr-v. and chevy malibu has better mileage than accord. however, honda does make something that we just can't compete with. it's self-propelled. there's never been more reasons to look at chevy. >> tim: we have a photograph, a famous photograph as it turns out to be, from left to right. bill dickey, the tutor of yogi berra. both number 8, both hall of famers. on fstal howard and thurman munson. thd when i saystt' is gr p itohh aatos hdi a'tdnappen,'t marty appel was theublic relations ubdict odif the yankees at the time. ltrtod ure tourthmuran munson t of the clubhouse. at w wasching the three stooges, right? you know, big deal. two hall of famers and alston howard. big deal. >> it was -- just because they named him captain didn't mean he was any more
CSPAN
Aug 30, 2009 7:00am EDT
blank when they heard statements of the zionist commission and rabbi silver, these people in america are going to ruin everything for us and set us back. they felt they were making progss and they'd make militant demands. the moprozionist congressman in the united states was in brooklyn. fierce zionist congressman. as soon as truman back-stepped for a moment or wouldn' take a position that the zionists were supporting, he would condemn truman as a traitor, as a sellout and a fraud and antisemite and castigate him and that would drive truman crazy and he constantly got that pressu from the organized zionist community and we make the analogy in the book which i think is a good one between lincoln and e abolitionists and they were not satisfied with lincoln for many years they considered lincoln an enemy. and lo and beho, including frederick douglass but years later frederick douglass said lincoln was a hero and a great emancipator. even though he didn't do everything we wanted, he was a great man who brought the nation forward. well, it's the same thing here. truman was not a zionist.
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Aug 30, 2009 6:00pm EDT
'm happy to note that young america foundation agrees with the assessment that publishes a paper back condition back in 1990. maybe is time for another edition. are you listening, ron robinson. let me adhere the titles of a couple of my favorite books, "the roots of american order." it's a story of how five cities, athens, rome, jury red almost, london, and philadelphia shaped america. "days gone by" thi is a beautifully written biography of the american conservative movement. "ethnic america" b thomas soul. we examine some of the ethnic groups, jewish, irish, african-american, that make of america and suggest why some have had a greater impact than others. let me belear about one thing. a book is a book is a book. it's not a snippet or a scrap or a fragment. a book contains thousands of words, hundreds of pels. whichermit the author to develop thoroughly his ideasnd arguments or his characters in a novel. a book doesn't have to be printed on paper. the success of audiobooks proves that. i'd also like to say a few complementary words on the kindle. it was about the size of a book. it
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Aug 30, 2009 11:00am EDT
of america, citi bank and their stock last year. what could it do to the banks, the folks that have financial stocks? what do you think will happen once this hits? >> it's interesting. i was just doing some research on august. financials definitely led the bulls. financial stocks have been way up. among them, some of the ones you min mentioned. they cratered last year. a risky business to bet on financial stocks right now. some of the bigger ones, the ones that got our money are doing better. they may be actually about to get even too much bigger to fail. they may buy some of the banks that are in trouble. there could be a new wave of consolidation in the industry as well. >> eric: i guess it means there could be opportunity. bottom line, if 200 banks, 300, 400 banks go, go under, your sense is that really won't affect the pocketbook that much, because of the fdic insurance? >> well, yes. on a personal basis. keep in mind 400 failures would be 5% of the nation banks. they will tend to be the smaller ones. the deposit under $250,000 are guaranteed by the federal government. >> eric: good news
ABC
Aug 30, 2009 10:00am EDT
[ bells tolling ] america america >>> edward moore kennedy. >> ted kennedy became the greatest legislator of our time. >> a life in full. >> i plan that i shall dedicate all of my strength and will to serving you in the united states senate. >> the hope rises again, and the dream lives on. ♪ i love sweet rosie o'grady and rosie o'grady loves me ♪ >> our headliners this morning, two of kennedy's closest friends in the senate. democrat john kerry and republican orrin hatch. >>> then -- >> senator kennedy's spirit will infuse the congress. >> hopefully at every step along the way, they'll ask themselves what would teddy do? >> without kennedy what's next for health care? that and all the week's politics on an expanded roundtable with george will, sam donaldson, gwen ifill, e.j. dionne and liz cheney. all this on a special edition of cheney. all this on a special edition of "this week." captions paid for by abc, inc. >>> good morning. he was the youngest kennedy brother who lived the longest. the only one who could prepare for his death. [ playing "taps" ] >> and the by the tim
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Aug 30, 2009 12:00pm EDT
for watching. >> jamie: i'm jamie colby. great to have you with us. shannon bream takes you from here. america's news headquarters continues from washington. have a great day. >> shannon: a wildfire north of los angeles is threatening 10,000 homes. it tripled in size yesterday to more than 3500 acres. at least three homes have been destroyed and 1,000 homes have been evacuated. the u.s. forest service calls the fire "the perfect storm" of fuels, weather and topography. first we begin with a fox news exclusive. former vice president dick cheney hasn't minced words in his criticism of the obama administration. and now he's blaming the justice department after attorney general eric holder went forward with a probe of the c.i.a. molly has more from washington -- malani wilkes has more from washington. >> they called at it terrible decision to appoint a special prosecution. saying that the obama administration is caving to pressure from the left wing of the democratic party and calls the investigation a clearly political move. >> an outrageous political act that will do great damage long-term to ou
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Aug 29, 2009 8:00pm EDT
elected official in america to use to communicate -- to use a computer to communicate with my constituents. my assistant and i typed in the daily house floor schedule pin we got in a fair amount of trouble because i almost succeeded in dialing up into the state mainframe computer. i wanted to download a bill information and share it with the public and that aggravated the speaker of the texas house and the leadership in january of 1987. nobody had ever heard of such a thing. but i did succeed finally, but i did it on my own. i had to type in the intermission. i think that was the first electronic town hall meeting because i did live dial-up sessions where people would >> me your typing questions and i would answer on a keyboard -- where they would text me or type questions and i would answer on the keyboard. it was in january of 1987. i have used computers pretty aggressively since then appeared to me, it is interesting, exciting, fits a fast, a big new computer, and i love it. i tried to use the latest technology. now i am using a variety of things progress such as a? >> i am using twitte
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Aug 30, 2009 10:00am EDT
probes and how america's safety, he says, is being put in jeopardy by the investigation. and fox news sunday, chris wallace will join us live in a few minutes to talk about the exclusive interview with mr. cheney, and that is later this afternoon. >> jamie: and good morning, another "fox news alert." there are brand new pictures of an out of control wildfire that has been raging in southern california. and in just 24 hours, the last 24 hours, this fire has nearly tripled in size. fueled by triple-digit heat and winds. and is now threatening 10,000 homes, as firefighters struggle to get control of the flames. the growing inferno burning in the mountains just above los angeles, and is in a rugged, isolated terrain now and is making it difficult for fire crews, who are of course keeping a close eye and you can see the video, that these are devastating fires, and potentially, harming many people and homes and we'll bring you the latest details. >> eric: we start with new concerns being raised about president obama's massive plan to overhaul health care, taking a blow and republican senato
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